ABINGDON, Va. - A conference for employers on hiring veterans begins in Abingdon, Virginia.
The Hiring Our Heroes Part One conference begins Thursday morning at nine o'clock at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center.
Employers will be educated on the benefits and support network of hiring veterans and service members.
The event is hosted by the Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing.
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